Mental health problems spike among NC teens

By David Larson Raleigh, NC – Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, some parents, child psychologists, and public-health officials were drawing attention to a growing mental health crisis among American teens. But according to preliminary numbers from the N.C. Department of…

Northwood Athletics holds Charlie Awards banquet

Pittsboro, NC – The Northwood athletics department held this year’s Charlie Awards banquet on May 18 at the Chatham Agricultural Center. Thirty-one awards were handed out. Many for individual recognition in the various team sports. There were several overall performance…

Is it time to end government-run schools?

By P. Jason Phibbs Raleigh, NC – Two recent surveys, one by High Point University and another by the John Locke Foundation, show a significant portion of North Carolinians (43% and 66%, respectively) believe public education is on the wrong track. And while…